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' donuts smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. hurry in today. america runs on dunkin'. >>> sandy's impact is still evident in the northeast and this week president obama plans to tour hard hit new york. the white house says the president will meet with families affected by the storm on thursday along with local lawmakers and first responders. sandy is estimated to have caused $33 billion in damage in new york state alone. it's also blamed for the deaths of more than 100 people and it left millions in the dark. the president has visited the new jersey coast to view recovery efforts where sandy made landfall. gas rationing in new york and on long island seems to have ended hour-long waits for fuel. the plan went into effect yesterday and allows drivers with license plate numbers ending in odd numbers to fill up on odd number calendar days and even numbers on even calendar days. police are on hand to make sure drivers play by the rules. there is still a shortage of gas even though lights are slowly coming back on. oil analysts say that is because the suppliers are still struggling to get bac
an agreement, but he insists america's top earners pay more in taxes. >>> it's approximately two weeks since hurricane sandy hit shore in the northeast. crews are still working to restore power to 120,000 homes in new jersey. 4,000 residents are still living in shelters. fema has approved more than $450 million in assistance. in the meantime, governor andrew cuomo plans to ask the government for $30 billion in disaster aid. >>> the federal red cross says it has received $117 million in donations to help the victims of sandy. the agency also says its response has been near flawless. some residents in certain areas disagree with that. they say the help has been sporadic and very difficult to find. >> red cross hasn't offered any assistance until yesterday. they take people's hard working money to assist people, and when push comes to shove, they don't assist. >> i think we are near flawless in this operation. i'm just so proud of everything that we are doing on the ground. >> the red cross says sandy poses unique challenges. it's the first cold weather hurricane, and it struck in an extremely
.s. economy. >> president obama says he's willing to compromise to reach an agreement, but he insists america's top earners pay more in taxes. >>> firefighters pulled a victim from the c&o canal around 11:00 last night. it's not clear how he fell into the canal. at last check he's listed in critical condition. >>> police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a 20-year-old man in prince george's county. they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound in lewisdale yesterday morning. police are working on a motive in this case. >>> police also trying to figure out a motive in a fast food restaurant shooting. the man at the taco bell on minstrel way in columbia was shot several times early yesterday morning. he is currently in critical condition. police say they're looking for two men who they believe are responsible for the shooting. >>> there are some changes to public transportation today because of veterans day. metro is open, but it's running on a saturday schedule. off-peak fares are in effect all day, and there's free, parkings well. no marc or vre service today. two orange line
as america takes time to honor our veterans. good morning, everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome this november 11t2, 201 veterans day. pretty mild after a glorious weeke weekend. hopefully, it will stay this way, but who knows? >> tom kierein knows. >> to honor our veterans, we'll keep this this way. >>> in the rural areas, we're down in the 40s with increasing clouds coming in from the west. right now just partly cloudy over the metro area. all cloudy in the mountains and much of the shenandoah valley. those clouds will be rolling our way later today. right now it's down to just around 40 degrees in parts of william county, charles county around 50, and near the beltway around 50 degrees. just outside the beltway, arlington, fairfax, montgomery county, we're down into the 40s this morning. and we also have a little patchy fog forming in some of the rural areas. watch out for deer in the fog darting in front of you. temperatures holding steady in the 40s by 6:00, 7:00 a.m. by noontime, jumping 20 degrees into the low 60s with a light wind and increasing clouds. cloudy th
in an event that's going to air live on maryland public television. america's veterans. remember the tribute from ruben studdard of "american idol." i'll be working with the air force band. i got to do something with them on memorial day. >> they're amazing. >> they really are. i'm happy and privileged to be with them. 7:00 on maryland public television. >> people are going to be surprised to know you can actually sing. >> don't start that rumor. then people have expectations and perpetual disappointment. >>> 5:38 now. coming up, the clue left behind in a recording studio that police say is connected to a "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> weather and traffic on the ones. good morning. early on this friday morning, a clear sky, the crescent moon, the autumn constellations, and a blustery cold wind. that includes great falls, hometown forecast in fairfax county, still in the mid-30s. then by the lunch hour in the low 50s. bright sun and a bluste
of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> sandy's impact is still being felt almost two weeks after the storm tore through east coast as thousands remain without power in new york. some on long island say they are fed up and they have been in the dark for too long. >> we are cold and we are tired and we want our power now. >> hundreds stormed the power company's office yesterday, demanding crews restored their power. power companies are working around the clock, but say the remaining homes might not have power until tuesday. two congressmen say they are requested federal aid. >>> the state of new jersey has filed charges against eight businesses for what it says is price gouging. seven gas stations are accused of hiking prices by as much as 59%. the state as one gas station charged customers $5.55 a gallon. a hotel is accused of r
are and forever will be the united states of america. >> reporter: his speech came after a call from mitt romney, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm tracie potts
that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> president barack obama voted into the white house for another four years. last night in his victory speech to an ecstatic chicago crowd, he promised to work across the aisle and also harken back to his 2008 victory speech, telling his daughters that for now one dog is enough. >>> hundreds of people gathered late last night at the white house to celebrate president obama's re-election. many people chanted and climbed on trees waving the american flag. >>> people also celebrated the president's re-election in the "u" street corridor of the district. hundreds chanted four more years while blocking "u" street. police eventually had to shut the street down. it has, of course, reopened. >>> democrats are also celebrating a big win in virginia. tim kaine defeated george allen in that race to become the commonwealth's next u.s. senator. news 4's julie carey has more where tim kaine celebrated his victory. >> reporter: he's been the governor, d.c. chairman, and richmond mayor. now tim kaine adds senator-elect to his title. >> tim kaine and an
have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> the president also said he looks forward to working with his now former opponent mitt romney to working together. >>> here is how the electoral map stands right now. you notice all the pieces of the puzzle are not yet in place. president obama has 303 electoral votes to romney's 206. florida is still in doubt because the race remains too close to call. the president does have a slight lead at the moment. the president managed to win in just about every swing state, including virginia. in the commonwealth, the president managed about 62,000 more votes than mitt romney, winning the key swing counties of prince william and loudoun counties. indiana and virgin in the end, virginia wasn't the deciding state as people expected. >> mitt romney called the president to concede the victory. about a half hour later with his family behind him and thousands of supporters before him, romney publicly congratulated the president on his re-election. he called on leaders to find some
>> eight minutes now after the hour. startling new numbers about poverty in america. >>> a bizarre new twist in the domestic assault case involving hope solo and her fiancee. >> tom kierein is tracking changes to a coast willal storm heading our way. >>> welcome back, everybody. 11 after the hour. a quick thank you to the students out at julius west middle school for inviting me to come out yesterday and have a little conversation with some of the young men at the school just to talk a little bit about the media. had a great conversation there about the media, about news, about life and college. >> all kinds of fun stuff. >> thank you for the t-shirt as well. >> this is a nice t-shirt too. >> it is. good fabric. when i work out. but thank you to the school counselor and the students. >> i was about to say something mean but i'm not going to. >> thank you. >> tom kierein, it's cold out there. >> it is. you'll be glad you're wearing your puffy coat. it's a little bit above freezing. brandywine, prince george's county, a lot of cloudiness, upper 30s. it ought to be in the mid and upper 40
can tune into america's veterans musical tribute. ruben studdard going to be performing, from "american idol." u.s. air force band also going to be performing. they asked me to perform with them again. >> by perform you mean? >> there's a spoken part to some of what the band plays. you don't want me to sing. >> i'm still waiting for you to sing. aaron actually can sing. maybe not on tv, but there you go. >> that will be 7:00 sunday night on maryland public television. i think channel 22 for most of us around here. >> going to be a terrific event. 6:11th. time for weather and traffic on the ones. tom kierein with the weekend warmup. > >>> apricot sky behind you. sun coming up. all around the region, cold temperatures under this clear sky. right now down into the 30s and even 20s in many locations. out of the mountains in the 20s as well as right along the blue ridge and parts of the central shenandoah valley. closer to washington, the medium blue is the 30s. that covers all the virginia and all of maryland. lighter blue, around 40 in the tidal potomac and chesapeake bay. later
®are pack, complete with america's softest tissue, you're also giving a warm gesture of care. kleenex®. america's softest tissue. >>> breaking news in syria. an air raid carried out by syrian forces killed one person and injured three others. this was near the turkish border. the jet struck the area five times in ten minutes. this is the second time in two days syria bombed the rebel held region. turkey says the attacks are endangering its security. the violence in syria has killed more than 36,000 people since an uprising against syrian president bashar al assad's regime back last year. >>> new this morning, a rocket attack killed at least one person in afghanistan. police say at least four rockets hit the northeast section of ka dull. the attack happened near an intelligence service office building and a private tv station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> today palestinians began the process of exhuming former president yasser arafat's body. they started removing stones from the tomb, a process that will take two week
. the team captured america's hearts this summer at the london olympics. they won the team all-around gold for the first time since 1996. >>> a big day for a well known comedian has people here in d.c. seeing double. >> ladies and gentlemen, one, two, me! >> steven colbert was in washington yesterday for the unveiling of his very own wax figure in northwest. colbert was born here in d.c. and hosts the colbert report on comedy central. you can see he was quite impressed by his own likeness. yuk. >> this is what it's like to be with me. i would so want to be a guest on my show. >> colbert wasn't just here to spend some time with his new wax double. he was also in town to meet with fans and sign copies of his newest book "america again." i think he made out with himself. >> i don't know. kind of gross. it was kind of odd. i almost can't believe we showed that. but, you know, a wax revealing with steven colbert is going to be unlike any other one. >>> the time is 6:26. coming up the big secret in american university student kept from her boyfriend until they got engaged. >> hear how it changed
message. with the right leadership, america is about to come roaring back. >> the nbc/wall street journal poll says it's a very tight race. nationally 48% for president obama, 47% for romney. last day of campaigning today. in ohio, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >>> frustration and anger in florida over issues with the state's early the voeing. voting. hundreds lined up at an election office in miami on sunday, hoping to turn in absentee ballots. but the county was so overwhelmed by the crowd, that they shut their doors for a time then decided to reopen. it came after horrendous lines on saturday as residents tried to beat the deadline for early voting. >> i'm a little upset with the lines. it's been, what, five hours now? >> voting issues expected in ohio as well where there are new absentee ballot rules, and in new jersey and new york, where power outages caused by sandy could cause headaches for voters. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley will attend two rallies for marriage equality. the first rally at 11:00 on capitol hill. the second rally at 3:00 this afternoon at the university
. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> this morning, hundreds are making their way to the national mall. it's all in the name of breathing deep and raising money for lung cancer research.
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dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> welcome back. in virginia, democrat tim kaine narrowly beat republican and fellow former governor george allen to win the u.s. senate seat, 51-49%. he says it means virginia is still pretty purple and he rejected suggestions that northern virginia counties like prince william and loudoun were becoming increasingly blue. what do you think about that? >> well, allen tried to tag tim kaine with being too close to president obama. president obama's senator. then his attack was that tim kaine somehow was for the sequester. the device by which taxes go up and government spending is cut. he blamed that for the policies of tim kaine. kaine said wait a minute, i ok'd it as a last-minute measure. we had to do it. so did governor o'donnell. so did eric cantor, all promi
available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> it's a sign the holidays are just around the corner. the annual holiday show "ice" opens next friday at the guylord national resort in national harbor. 40 ice carvers are putting finishing touches on the life sized sculptures. 2 million pounds of ice are being used to create the walk through. this year's theme the movie "clec." >> it's the story of "shrek." he doesn't really celebrate christmas but his friends come together and show him what the spirit of the holidays is really about. it's about celebrating the holidays with your family and friends. >> in case you were wondering, yes, the ice slide, this is back this year. the show runs through january 6th. this is one of my favorite things to do. the winner, i even brought my baby out last year. it was great that no matter how big or small they have these mo
the white house. they also performed at the verizon center on thursday. the team captured america's hearts this summer at the london olympics when they won the team all around gold for the first time since 1996. >>> a d.c. native and popular comedian now has a unique honor that has people seeing double. >> ladies and gentlemen, one, two, me! >> steven colbert was in washington yesterday for the unveiling of his very own wax figu figure. he rose to fame as host of the colbert report on comedy central. you can see he was quite infatuated with his likeness. >> this is what it's like to be with me. i would so want to be a guest on my show. >> colbert wasn't just there to spend time with his new wax double. he was also in town to meet with fans and sign copies of his newest book "america again." >> would you lick your own face? >> no. >> that was weird. okay. the time right now is 9:27. next, the comedy stunts that got two prince george's county police officers suspended. >>> and tragedy prevented. the plan police say one man wanted to carry out at a movie theet ther weekend. you're watching ne
job, but it doesn't mean i can't turn to the president of the united states of america and say thank you, sir, for providing help in a crisis and to extend my hand of friendship to him. >> romney is extending his hand of friendship to christie as well. >>> d.c. voters are making their voices heard early and often in this election. a record 52,000 residents voted early this year. that is more than double the number of people who voted early in 2010 when early voting began in d.c. some voters had to wait in long lines, some two hours or more to cast their ballots. >> remember the news 4 i-team is on voter patrol. we want to hear from you. just call the i-team voter patrol tip line at 202-885-4444 or e-mail us at tips@news4 iteam.com. >>> brace yourself if you're heading out early this morning. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein is here to tell us about the chill. >> all reaction laxed from your hour of sleep over the weekend? >> i feel better. >> this man has no kids. my kids don't know it's daylight savings time. they're up at 5:00 in the morning. >> feels like 5:32. there's the v
. >>> the premature birth rate in america is the lowest it's been in a decade. a report from the march of dimes pound the preterm birth rate in 2011 was 11.7%. the birth rate peaked at 12.8% in 2006. a baby is considered preterm if he or she is born before the 37th week of pregnancy. according to the march of dimes, the decline is thanks to actions taken by health officials to address prenatal health. >>> that morning cup of joe might just give you a brighter outlook on life. german researchers gave volunteers the caffeine equivalent of two cups of coffee. they were able to pick out positive words more quickly. the caffeine boost did not produce the same results when it came to negative words. the scientist in charge of study said this may be because caffeine stimulates the areas of the brain that control positivity. >> it's not that you're awake in a better mood. it changes. >> makes you more positive, happier. >> happier? i'm happy in general, and you are kind of. >> i drink a lot of coffee in the morning. >> 5:21. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein now
want you to lead. not as a liberal or conservative, but as president of the united states of america. >> so at least a tone for compromise here on capitol hill. before the election, the president said he thought he could get a deficit deal in place within six months of being re-elected. the clock is ticking. >>> the race for president may have already been decided, but we still don't know who won florida. they're still counting the ballots there in the sunshine state. voters who were standing in line when the polls closed tuesday night were promised they would still get a chance to vote. many of them were still in line into the wee hours of the morning. election administrators blamed the problem on a lengthy ballot, which contained 11 state constitutional amendment questions. they say that they also received thousands of absentee ballots, which take longer to ballot. >>> closer to home, maryland's board of elections are looking into complaints it received from voters. the baltimore senate is reporting that the aclu received reports from dozens of people who said their name was not li
40s to low 50s. and don't forget on sunday night. football night in america. the ravens and the steelers in pittsburgh. clear skies and chilly for the game up in pittsburgh. here is our seven-day forecast. plenty of clouds around here the next few days. not much if anything in the way of rain chance. definitely welcome news. dry things out in time for the biggest travel day, wednesday. thursday and friday, perfect weather for eating and shopping. >> perfect. >> thanks. >> good combo. >> it is. >>> this just in from d.c. united. the team is opening standing room only tickets for today's game at rfk stadium. they will play the houston dynamo in the second leg of eastern conference finals after losing the first leg 3-1. d.c. must win by three goals today in order to advance. today's match starts at 4:00. and catch it in person or on the nbc sports network. time is 10 minutes until 10:00. cancer patient says his diy project saved his life. >>> the inspiring story of faith and perseverance. you're w [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split
idea about how lawmakers plan to keep america from going over the fiscal cliff. the president will meet with members of congress, and it's starting to look like this process is going to drag on to the very end. cnbc's seema mody has more on today's gathering. seema, good morning. >>> that's right. president obama sits down with big lawmakers today for budget talks in an effort to avoid the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. he will sit with senate majority leader harry reed and minority leader mitch mcconnell. the white house says the president will look at the extension of tax cuts for top earners. former white house chief of staff erskine bowles tells cnbc he thinks there's a one-third chance congress will reach a deficit cutting deal during the lame duck session. >>> in other news, retailers are targeting commerce this year, which is the rise in'shoi shopp created by smartphones and tablets. many consumers are shopping as they collapse on the couch after thanksgiving dinner. it was previously unacceptable to pull out a laptop after thanksgiving dinner or fire up the pc. ebay is cal
candidates or two parties. it's a choice between two different visions of america. >> this is an exciting time, and your voices are being heard all over the nation, and they're being heard loud and clear and into my heart. >> reporter: now, it wouldn't be an election day if we didn't mention tiny dixville notch up in northern new hampshire. they voted just after midnight. for the first time ever in their voting history, they had a tie. five people voted for president obama. five people voted for governor romney. >> maybe a sign of things to come. tracie potts live in cincinnati for us. tracie, thank you. >>> there are three major referendum questions on maryland's ballot today. we want to make sure you know exactly what those questions are going in today. here's a look at them. questions 4, 6, and 7. we're going to start here with question 7 on expanding gambling. it is basically asking you two things that you want to be thinking about. first, do you think the state's casinos should be allowed to have table games? quite simply, that is the question. here is question number two. do you thi
of america. our moment to make a choice. to bring jobs back. to make the economy, the american economy again. to find someone to lead. to lead us to a better future. the choice, now, the most important vote of our lives. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> welcome back. take a look at this unbelievable video from north texas. a single engine plane clips the top of an suv as it's about to land. take a look right there. everybody involved in the accident is okay. a flight instructor who works out of the airport says both the driver and the pilot are to blame. the driver did not follow a stop sign, and the pilot was coming in too low. >> i think it probably should be marked. obviously, they knew they were going to the airport. that was the attraction for them to come out here. they should have looked before they crossed the runway. he's looking on down the runway a little too low on his approach. i think he should have been a little higher on the approach. >> the owner of the airport is working with the faa and the national transportation safety board on possible safety r
at an early age and the disease has affected many other women in her family. if she wins the ms. america pageant, they will have the surgery in 2014. if not, she'll have it next year. more on "today," copping up at 8:00. >>> time right now, 7:40. big news about washington nationals player that was announced overnight on twitter. >> the deals and the don't -- the dos and don'ts and the deals about this. >> all of that. >> four things you should avoid buying if you want a good deal. >> and the land that could impact where you can park on game day near fedex field. >>> and join us online this morning. on facebook and twitter. just search news 4 today, we are coming back in a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, protecting people's lives... [ soldier ] move out! [ male announcer ] ...without their even knowing it. that's the value of performance. northrop grumman. >>> and would-be shoppers camping out for black every black friday sales,
's just a third kid with four legs. >> reporter: also one of millions of overweight pets in america. >> she looked like an otto man, she was a square. >> reporter: more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. aggie's owner, holly noonan, hopes to turn that around. >> 83.5 today, good girl, aggie. you lost six pounds. >> holly is a former vet assistant turned stay-at-home mom. even though she used to work with animals, she needs some help. >> gaining weight for a pet can lead to an increase in cardio disease and decrease their life span by years. >> regimented diet and exercise are helping her shed pounds and is keeping holly on track to. >> i put the kids to bed, and we went for a mile and a half walk. >> and we're going to watch what we eat. we know we shouldn't feed the dog extra goodies so we watch what we feed everybody else as well. >> too much treats and food is often the cull trit. >> making them happy makes us happy. >> reporter: one of the simple ways to save calories, switch out dog treats for carrots. 6-month-old gaby approves. >> carrots are fantastic. any kind of veg
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